par stories. a problem you faced, how you approached it, positive resolution, whether at school, in a course, vocationally or out of school. >> talk to the older person out of work who maybe has been looking, has called his or her friends and said i am looking if you hear of everything using my skills, i am willing to do almost anything. give me a call. >> there is no question that age discrimination exists. it is one strike against you, not three. especially if you instead of feeling embarrassed that you are older you sell it as a strength. explain how having been around the block gives you perspective perhaps young people might not have, problem solving skills you might have. sell it. say that doesn't work. really there are certain fields where being older is a plus, where clientele is older, talking about longterm care insurance, senior housing. there are tons of jobs.